The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Applications skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Applications over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 373 424 451
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +27
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 185 115 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.28% 2.86% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 44 41
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£433 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £426 £421 £406
% change year-on-year
+1.24% +3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £52.50 £13.50 £56.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+288.88% -75.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £13.50 £56.00
% change year-on-year
+288.88% -75.89%
Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4318 4024 4613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.06% 8.83% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2331 2142 2337
Average daily rate £425 £428 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -4.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 75 51
Average hourly rate £32.66 £33.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £12.50 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £60.50 £62.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.41 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-7.19% -2.70%
Oracle Applications
UK

Oracle Applications
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Applications across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Oracle Applications Jobs Demand Trend in England

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Applications across the England region.

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Trend in England

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Applications across the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Histogram in England

Oracle Applications
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Applications across the England region.

Oracle Applications Hourly Rate Trend in England

Oracle Applications
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Applications within the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +27 64 £450 +28.57% 6
London +7 54 £450 +12.50% 14
North East +1 19 £426 +42.00%
South West -17 17 £425 +13.33%
Yorkshire +9 10 £330 -
East Midlands +3 10 £338 -19.92%
North West -13 7 £375 -12.35% 2
East of England -12 1 - -
West Midlands -15 1 - -
Oracle Applications
UK

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Oracle Applications also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Applications.

1 348 (100.00%) Oracle
2 178 (51.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 172 (49.43%) Oracle EBS
4 165 (47.41%) SQL
5 135 (38.79%) Finance
6 120 (34.48%) PL/SQL
7 86 (24.71%) Oracle Database
8 82 (23.56%) Security Cleared
9 77 (22.13%) Oracle Payables
10 74 (21.26%) Oracle Receivables
11 72 (20.69%) Oracle General Ledger
12 71 (20.40%) SC Cleared
13 70 (20.11%) Oracle Reports
14 66 (18.97%) Oracle Forms
15 53 (15.23%) ERP
16 52 (14.94%) SOA
17 50 (14.37%) Oracle 11i
18 46 (13.22%) UNIX
19 45 (12.93%) Migration
20 43 (12.36%) Oracle Assets
21 41 (11.78%) Oracle Financials
22 40 (11.49%) CRM
22 40 (11.49%) WebLogic
22 40 (11.49%) Middleware
23 38 (10.92%) Workflow
23 38 (10.92%) Oracle Workflow
24 37 (10.63%) C#
25 36 (10.34%) Linux
25 36 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
26 35 (10.06%) HP

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Oracle Applications also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Applications. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (11.49%) WebLogic
2 38 (10.92%) Oracle Workflow
3 14 (4.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (3.45%) Apache
5 11 (3.16%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.59%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.30%) SAS
8 7 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.72%) MQSeries
9 6 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.86%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (0.86%) Oracle 10gAS
10 3 (0.86%) Oracle UPK
11 2 (0.57%) Liferay
11 2 (0.57%) Confluence
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.57%) IIS
12 1 (0.29%) Content Management Server
12 1 (0.29%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.44%) MS Office
3 3 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 178 (51.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 172 (49.43%) Oracle EBS
3 77 (22.13%) Oracle Payables
4 74 (21.26%) Oracle Receivables
5 72 (20.69%) Oracle General Ledger
6 50 (14.37%) Oracle 11i
7 43 (12.36%) Oracle Assets
8 41 (11.78%) Oracle Financials
9 24 (6.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 21 (6.03%) Oracle Cash Management
11 15 (4.31%) Oracle ASCP
12 14 (4.02%) Oracle iProcurement
13 11 (3.16%) Oracle ERP
13 11 (3.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 9 (2.59%) Oracle Manufacturing
14 9 (2.59%) Oracle CRM
14 9 (2.59%) Oracle SCM
15 7 (2.01%) Oracle E-Business Tax
16 5 (1.44%) Oracle Payroll
16 5 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.86%) SaaS
2 1 (0.29%) PaaS
2 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.90%) SAN
2 13 (3.74%) Internet
3 7 (2.01%) Intranet
4 3 (0.86%) LDAP
5 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.57%) CTI
6 1 (0.29%) VPN
6 1 (0.29%) DNS
6 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.29%) Firewall
6 1 (0.29%) 2G
6 1 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (24.71%) Oracle Database
2 70 (20.11%) Oracle Reports
3 36 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
4 32 (9.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 31 (8.91%) Oracle BI EE
6 28 (8.05%) SQL Server
6 28 (8.05%) Oracle Discoverer
7 24 (6.90%) SQLPlus
8 21 (6.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 19 (5.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (4.60%) Oracle ODI
11 12 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
12 9 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (2.01%) Relational Database
14 6 (1.72%) MS Access
15 5 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (1.44%) RDBMS
15 5 (1.44%) Oracle Database 12c
15 5 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 3 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 66 (18.97%) Oracle Forms
2 20 (5.75%) Toad
3 7 (2.01%) JDeveloper
4 6 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (1.15%) ProC
5 4 (1.15%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.86%) JIRA
7 2 (0.57%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (0.57%) Subversion
7 2 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.57%) FishEye
8 1 (0.29%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.29%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.29%) WatiN
8 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.29%) WATIR
8 1 (0.29%) Selenium
8 1 (0.29%) FitNesse
General
1 135 (38.79%) Finance
2 31 (8.91%) Manufacturing
3 28 (8.05%) General Ledger
4 14 (4.02%) Back Office
5 13 (3.74%) Banking
5 13 (3.74%) Retail
5 13 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.44%) Military
7 4 (1.15%) Billing
8 3 (0.86%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Marketing
9 1 (0.29%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.29%) Hungarian Language
9 1 (0.29%) Latvian Language
9 1 (0.29%) Lithuanian Language
9 1 (0.29%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.29%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 84 (24.14%) Consultant
2 70 (20.11%) Oracle Consultant
3 57 (16.38%) Oracle DBA
3 57 (16.38%) DBA
4 46 (13.22%) Developer
5 40 (11.49%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 34 (9.77%) Oracle Developer
7 33 (9.48%) Functional Consultant
8 32 (9.20%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 31 (8.91%) Analyst
10 22 (6.32%) Project Manager
11 21 (6.03%) Oracle Analyst
12 18 (5.17%) Architect
13 16 (4.60%) Oracle Project Manager
13 16 (4.60%) Oracle Applications Consultant
14 14 (4.02%) Oracle Applications Developer
15 13 (3.74%) Oracle Financials Consultant
15 13 (3.74%) Applications Support
16 11 (3.16%) Support Specialist
16 11 (3.16%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.49%) Middleware
2 32 (9.20%) XML
3 20 (5.75%) Oracle Fusion
4 17 (4.89%) .NET
5 14 (4.02%) ASP.NET
6 13 (3.74%) Web Services
7 11 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (1.44%) WebCenter
9 5 (1.44%) HTML
9 5 (1.44%) J2EE
9 5 (1.44%) Oracle ADF
10 3 (0.86%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.86%) Velocity
11 2 (0.57%) Spring
11 2 (0.57%) EDI
11 2 (0.57%) WSDL
12 1 (0.29%) SAX
12 1 (0.29%) DOM
12 1 (0.29%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.16%) N-Tier
2 10 (2.87%) Data Conversion
3 9 (2.59%) Data Extraction
4 7 (2.01%) Replication
4 7 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.44%) AS400
6 3 (0.86%) Kindle
6 3 (0.86%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.57%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.29%) Clustering
8 1 (0.29%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.29%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.29%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 46 (13.22%) UNIX
2 36 (10.34%) Linux
3 25 (7.18%) Windows
4 10 (2.87%) Solaris
5 9 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.15%) AIX
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (15.23%) ERP
2 52 (14.94%) SOA
3 45 (12.93%) Migration
4 40 (11.49%) CRM
5 38 (10.92%) Workflow
6 34 (9.77%) Data Migration
7 28 (8.05%) ITIL
8 24 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (6.90%) Procure-to-pay
9 22 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (6.03%) E-business
11 20 (5.75%) Project Management
11 20 (5.75%) Regression Testing
12 18 (5.17%) Test Scripting
13 17 (4.89%) Unit Testing
13 17 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (4.31%) Root Cause Analysis
14 15 (4.31%) PRINCE2
15 14 (4.02%) Asset Management
16 13 (3.74%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 165 (47.41%) SQL
2 120 (34.48%) PL/SQL
3 37 (10.63%) C#
4 31 (8.91%) Java
5 25 (7.18%) VB
6 20 (5.75%) T-SQL
7 19 (5.46%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.30%) Perl
9 7 (2.01%) Korn
9 7 (2.01%) R
10 6 (1.72%) VBA
11 5 (1.44%) C
12 2 (0.57%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.29%) PHP
13 1 (0.29%) Python
13 1 (0.29%) VB6
13 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 82 (23.56%) Security Cleared
2 71 (20.40%) SC Cleared
3 22 (6.32%) ISTQB
4 11 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (3.16%) CCNA
5 10 (2.87%) Degree
5 10 (2.87%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.01%) MCSE
6 7 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.86%) OCP
7 3 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.86%) ISEB
8 2 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.29%) CISSP
9 1 (0.29%) CISM
9 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.76%) QA
2 21 (6.03%) SLA
3 6 (1.72%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (4.60%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (1.72%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.29%) OCFS2
5 1 (0.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 24 (6.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 17 (4.89%) Data Guard
3 8 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.72%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 348 (100.00%) Oracle
2 35 (10.06%) HP
3 26 (7.47%) Microsoft
4 20 (5.75%) Pegasus
5 10 (2.87%) Red Hat
5 10 (2.87%) IBM
6 8 (2.30%) VMware
7 7 (2.01%) SAP
7 7 (2.01%) CODA
7 7 (2.01%) Informatica
8 6 (1.72%) Sage
9 5 (1.44%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.44%) Siebel
10 4 (1.15%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (1.15%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.15%) Talend
11 3 (0.86%) Primavera
11 3 (0.86%) Northgate
11 3 (0.86%) Cognos
12 2 (0.57%) F5
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